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(TB) 'Dark Tower'

1950, Mitchell

'Dark Tower' (Sydney B. Mitchell, R. 1949) TB. Early bloom. Color Class-B1D. 'Snow Flurry' x 'Chivalry'. Wittman 1950.

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From AIS Bulletin #117, April 1950. Introducing DARK TOWER-Ruffled Blue, color similar to Chivalry, good branching-44" (Mitchell Sdlg. 0-24 x Wayfarer) $7.50. Wittman Iris Garden.
From Fleur De Lis Garden catalog 1956: DARK TOWER, (Mitchell 1950) M. 36 in . (Snow Flurry x Chivalry). Broad, very heavily substanced and delightfully ruffled blue of a color a shade deeper than Chivalry. Should be a fine parent for blues and whites. 1.50.

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Topic revision: r4 - 19 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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